“Talk Nerdy to Me”Thesis: Veryimportant for engineersand others to share theirknowledge to others.
The Importance of Visuals Melissa used visuals to further express her topic Helped drive her facts home
Personality goes a long way!
Commandments The speaker followed Commandment 8 and 10 the most. She obviously rehearsed her presentation which made the information flow.
Things I learned from Melissa
Smile Smile, make othersfeel welcome as you speak
Quotes, facts, and research Research your topic. Don’t go into your presentation blind.
Bullets can kill… Bullet Points can kill your presentation! Use key words and phrases.. Avoid the wall of text!
Rehearse, Rehearse, and then Rehearse some more!!Practice your speech.Know what you’re going tosay, and when you’re goingto say it.
Make the audience Laugh! Break up the information with jokes to lighten the mood.
Comparison Melissa Marshall Ken Robinson •Used Visuals •Very stagnant •Supported their Presentations with•Might have been facts •Talked aboutalmost too energetic personal stories •Both were very •Quotes prepared •Much more Casual •Much more •Made audience expressive laugh